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Pillsbury State Forest, photo courtesy of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Pillsbury State Forest, photo courtesy of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
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Dayton Sees Storm Damage, Says Brainerd’s Open For Business

After meeting with resort owners who were hit by recent severe thunderstorms, Gov. Mark Dayton declared the Brainerd lakes area "open for business." Dayton visited the Brainerd area Friday. Reports say he took a helicopter survey of the damage and heard the concerns of resort owners.

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Photo Courtesy of  the Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce
Photo Courtesy of the Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce
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Brainerd Chamber: ‘We’re Still Open for Family Vacations’

The Brainerd Lakes Area is still open for the family vacations and fun time. That's the message from Brainerd Lakes Chamber president Matt Kilian. He says storms that tore through the Brainerd area on Sunday night closed some resorts and displaced more than 900 vacationers around Gull Lake.

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Dan DeBaun, WJON News
Dan DeBaun, WJON News
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Man’s Body Recovered After Downtown Brainerd Apartment Fire

Firefighters have recovered the body of a man hours after a fire broke out in his apartment in downtown Brainerd.

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Minnesota State Patrol, Twitter
Minnesota State Patrol, Twitter
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Brainerd Woman Dead in Crow Wing County Rollover

A Brainerd woman is dead after a rollover in Crow Wing County. The incident happened on Monday at 2:30 p.m.

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14-Year-Old Hockey Player Dies in Brainerd After Collapsing

Police in Minnesota say a 14-year-old hockey player has died after collapsing during a hockey game.

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Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension
Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension
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Brainerd Police Looking For Missing Vulnerable Man

Brainerd Police are looking for a missing vulnerable man named Marc Welzant.

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Brainerd Votes to Stop Chlorinating City Water

The Brainerd Public Utilities Board has decided to stop chlorinating the city's water.

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Brainerd Extends Boil Order For City Water

The city of Brainerd has extended its order for residents to boil their water before drinking or cooking with it.

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Brainerd Man, 86, Killed in Tractor Accident Named

Authorities have released the name of an 86-year-old Brainerd man who was killed in a tractor accident last week.

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Brainerd Approves ‘Tiny Houses’ On Some Lots [POLL]

Tiny houses are an increasingly popular trend, and soon you may start seeing some pop up in Brainerd. This week the Brainerd city council approved a change to their city ordinance to allow houses as small as 500 square feet.

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